Red Bean Chili with Smoky Chili Cashew Queso

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What started out as a small creative outlet in 2012, a place for me to share my kitchen adventures, has now grown into a collection of hundreds of easy and approachable vegetarian recipes, two cookbooks (with a third on the way!), and thousands of beautifully curated food photos.

I believe that eating less meat shouldn’t feel like a compromise so I use this space to create and shared veg-forward options in hopes it inspires you to not only get excited about eating meat-free but about the process of cooking! – Shelly


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